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Arthur Rackham: lines and colours

Alice in Wonderland

When you come across the same name 3 times in one day it has to be a sign. After coming across Arthur Rackham on Twitter and Pinterest I found one of his illustrations when leafing through a book. His works bring  back memories of a fairy tale book I had as a kid, making me wonder if he illustrated it.  Yet at the same time some of his  images remind me of the paintings of Jan Toorop.  These two connotations of dreamlikes fairy tales and haunting stories are not arbitrary when you take a closer look at his work and the books he illustrated.

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